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Economics Society of Australia (ACT) Christmas Drinks

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Dec 7, 2017, 6:00 pm

The Economic Society of Australia (ESA) ACT invites you to its Christmas Drinks night, where we will reflect on the year that was and consider the year to come.

The venue is the beautiful and relaxing facility at Old Parliament House.

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AGM and Annual Dinner with Dr Gigi Foster

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Nov 16, 2017, 6:15 pm

Our speaker for this year is Dr Gigi Foster, Associate Professor University of NSW, who will be speaking on the topic: Ethics in Economics

Come along to the AGM and have a say in the direction of the ESA(ACT) and vote for the new committee and share your ideas.

To access the 2017 AGM documents at our web site 'LOGIN' to the member portal and click on 'My Documents'.  Then click on the folder titled 2017 AGM.  If you are experiencing any difficulty in accessing the 2017 AGM folder please contact the Secretariat at admin@esaact.org.au or ring 0408 492 405. 

If you plan on only attending the AGM and not the Annual Dinner please RSVP the Secretariat at admin@esaact.org.au.

A reminder that postal/email votes and proxies are due to the secretariat by 5pm Monday 14 November and that only financial members of the Economics Society (ACT) are eligible to vote at the AGM.

Click here to renew your membership if you not currently a financial member.

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Informal Networking Event - Topic for discussion: When will Australian economic research win a Nobel Memorial Prize?

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Oct 25, 2017, 6:00 pm

The ACT branch of the Economics Society invites you to come and join them at the Highball Express for a casual drink and a chat, and network with other economists.

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Economic Policy and Growth with Professor Gary Banks AO

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Oct 18, 2017, 12:30 pm

The Economic Society of Australia (ESA) ACT branch invites you to a presentation on the role of economics and economists in government, and the challenges in developing good policy for fostering economic growth.

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Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from an economist who was awarded the Economic Society of Australia’s inaugural Distinguished Public Policy Fellow Award.

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Is good public policy an endangered beast?

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Oct 17, 2017, 5:30 pm

The ACT branch of the Women in Economics Network invites you to join Karen Chester, Deputy Chair of the Productivity Commission, to hear her reflections on what’s missing in action in public policy today. 

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History of Economic Thought Society of Australia Conference 2017

Event Type: Workshops/Conferences

Date: Monday Sep 25, 2017, 5:00 pm

From: Central Council

The 2017 conference of the History of Economic Thought Society of Australia will be held in Canberra, at University House of the Australian National University, over the 26th and 27th of September.

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China Update with Professor James Laurenceson

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Sep 13, 2017, 12:30 pm

The Economic Society of Australia (ESA) ACT branch invites you to a presentation on current economic trends in China, and why they matter for the Australian and global economy.

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Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from an economist whose research has been published in leading scholarly journals including the China Economic Review and the China Economic Journal.

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WEN Event – Women in Economics and Public Policy

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Tuesday Aug 15, 2017, 7:30 am

The ACT branch of the Women in Economic Network (WEN) is pleased to present a conversation with two of Canberra’s prominent female economists working in public policy, sponsored by Deloittes.  

The panellists will provide insights on how they have made it to the top in their respective professions, the barriers they have faced getting there and why diversity is important. They will also provide their perspectives on the role that economics plays in public policy decision making.

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Game of Mates with Dr Cameron Murray

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Jul 17, 2017, 12:30 pm

The ACT Economic Society of Australia, ACT Branch,  invites you to attend a presentation on how economic policy in Australia may be thwarted by grey corruption as discussed in the book called 'Game of Mates: How Favours Bleed the Nation'.

Click here to download a flyer for this event.  An autographed copy of Cameron's latest book will be available to purchase following the presentation.

Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to hear from an economist with a passion for improving society.

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Dinner with Dr John Williams

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jun 29, 2017, 6:30 pm

The Economic Society of Australia, ACT branch, invites you to join us for an intimate dinner with Dr. John Williams, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Click here to download a flyer for this event.  Please note that this event has very limited places; availability is not guaranteed; and dinner is at attendees expense.

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with Dr Williams personally.

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Trumpeconomics with Darren B Nelson

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Jun 16, 2017, 12:00 pm

The ACT Economic Society of Australia, ACT Branch,  invites you to attend a presentation on Trumpeconomics with Darren Nelson, who will share his insights on the policy direction that the Trump administration is pursuing.

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Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to hear from a former Trump campaign economist.

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Women in Economics Event – Professor Catherine L. Mann, OECD Chief Economist

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Jun 14, 2017, 9:00 am

Professor Mann will share her insights of being a female leader in the economics field.

Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to ask a distinguished female economist about her experiences as a global leader in one of the pre-eminent international organisations sponsored by PM&C and Treasury.

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Women in Economics - ACT Launch

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Mar 20, 2017, 12:15 pm

Please join us to launch the Women in Economics Network (WEN) with guest speaker Dr Luci Ellis Assistant Governor (Economic) at the Reserve Bank of Australia. Dr Ellis will share her perspectives on Women in the Economy and in Economics

With thanks to our Sponsor:

                                                   

 

 

 

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Economic Modelling Open Day

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Friday Feb 17, 2017, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

Economic Modelling Open Day  The Centre of Policy Studies (CoPS) is hosting an Economic Modelling Open Day on Friday, 17 February 2017. The Open Day will include presentations by Australian Economists discussing the impact economic modelling has had in shaping Australian Economic Policy reform over the past forty years as well as their careers. 

 

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The Ghosts of Christmas: macro worries of the past, the changing economy in the present and what this means for our future

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Dec 8, 2016, 6:00 pm

The Economics Society of Australia (ACT) is pleased to have Emeritus Professor Bob Gregory reflect on the Ghosts of Christmas: macro worries of the past, the changing economy in the present and what this means for the future.  Is it a maligned spirit with some spectre of Christmases past, that haunt our future, or is it a cheerful spirit?

 

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Australian Statistical Conference 2016

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Monday Dec 5, 2016, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

Final Chance to Register for the Australian Statistical Conference 2016 (ASC 2016) which will take place from 5 December – 9 December 2016 in Canberra, Australia. The theme of the Conference is Big Data: Mining, Analysing and Teaching. 

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14th Annual Competition Law and Economics Workshop

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Friday Oct 14, 2016, 12:00 am

From: Central Council

The University of South Australia and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission are very proud to invite you to the 14th Competition Law and Economics Workshop. The Workshop will be a forum for discussion and networking bringing together national and international thought leaders and key stakeholders, including regulators, lawyers, economists, judges, academics, business and industry leaders and more.

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Inequality and Inclusive Growth: Australian Experiences and Prospects

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Oct 12, 2016, 6:00 pm

This presentation discusses trends in the incomes and living standards of working age Australian households over the last 35 years, as well as the extent to which improvements in living standards have or have not been shared across income groups. In identifying the factors associated with these trends, the presentation also discusses prospects for inequality and prosperity following the Global Financial Crisis.

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The Economic Society of Australia's Quarterly Economist 'Free' Lunch

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Aug 24, 2016, 12:30 pm

Challenges in understanding the role of Science in the Economy

The Economic Society of Australia (ACT) invites you to attend the inaugural Quarterly Economist Free Lunch address featuring David Pearce from the Centre for International Economics where David will discuss the challenges in understanding the role of science in the economy.

 

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APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED - Women in Economics Retreat

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Thursday Jul 14, 2016, 8:00 am

From: Central Council

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED for this 2 day retreat, being held as part of ACE2016.  

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ACE 2016: 11-13 July

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Monday Jul 11, 2016, 8:30 am

From: Central Council

ACE2016: 11th - 13th July, 2016  |  The Economic Society of Australia (SA Branch), in association with the Flinders University of South Australia, invites you to the 45th Australian Conference of Economists (ACE2016). ACE2016 is the premier conference for economic professionals.

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22nd International Panel Data Conference 2016

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Tuesday Jun 28, 2016, 9:00 am

From: Central Council

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2016 Economists’ Federal Election Debate

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Thursday Jun 23, 2016, 12:00 pm

 

Which of the major parties is bringing the best economic policies to the 2016 election? To find out, join three Canberra economists-turned-politicians, Andrew Leigh, Christina Hobbs and Robert Jennings, running for Federal Parliament in the 2016 Federal Election.

 

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Economics and Indigenous Policy: Too Much, or Not Enough?

Event Type: Partner Event

Date: Wednesday Apr 20, 2016, 12:30 pm

Do you like policy? Do you like lunch? 'Policy Bites' is a series of informal lunches on topical issues in economic policy hosted by the ACT Young Economists.

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Post Lecture Dinner with Mary Morgan

Event Type: ESA Event

Date: Wednesday Apr 13, 2016, 7:00 pm

Join Mary for an intimate post-lecture three course dinner at Boffins Restaurant.

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